Update: To the Murder Investigation at 511 Highcrest Drive

On May 18, 2020, at 12:30 a.m., the Dallas Police Department received a 911 call from 511 Highcrest regarding a Disturbance Active Shooter.  Upon arrival, officers met with a male who stated his wife chased him out of the house at 511 Highcrest and fired a handgun at him multiple times.   The male stated his wife Alexica Stevenson-Gates was in the residence with her 9-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son.  The Family Violence Unit and Dallas SWAT were contacted.  SWAT arrived and negotiated the release of the 12-year-old son.   After several hours of no contact, SWAT entered the house and encountered gunfire from Stevenson-Gates who was barricaded in a closet with her 9-year-old daughter.  Two SWAT officers were struck by gunfire.  It was later discovered that Stevenson-Gates was found in the closet deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot, also found in the closet was her deceased 9-year-old daughter.  This is being investigated as a murder/suicide.

The preliminary investigation by the Special Investigations Unit revealed no shots were fired by the Dallas Police Department.  This case is still under investigation.